Managers in the Making: Careers, Development and Control in Corporate Britain and Japan

Managers in the Making: Careers, Development and Control in Corporate Britain and Japan

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Using original data, Managers in the Making presents a thorough analysis of the processes by which managers are made in Britain and Japan. It provides a detailed comparative study of the careers, training, developmental experience, and job demands of managers in eight named companies, matching a British firm with a Japanese counterpart. Using qualitative and quantitative data, this text offers an understanding of these processes within organization, sectoral, and national contexts. Managers' perceptions, reactions, and concerns are recorded and analyzed throughout. Managers in the Making is essential reading for students of management, organization studies, industrial relations, and human resource management.

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